DSBA Advisory Board

Board Member Responsibilities

Members of the DSBA Advisory Board are appointed for two-year terms and can be reappointed for subsequent terms. The Advisory Boards meet formally 2-3 times annually.  Members of the board may be assigned to rotating subcommittees to address focus issues such as curriculum revision, student recruitment and placement, program research, board membership, and development.  In addition to the formal board planning sessions, members and their organizations may be asked to participate in panel discussions around industry topics, informal mentoring programs, and classroom presentations.

UNC Charlotte Advisory Board Members

Position Title

Company Name

Nitin Agrawal

Banking & Securities Data Leader

Deloitte Consulting

Robert Ahern

Director of Business Intelligence & Analytics


Christine Birtel

SVP and Head of Wholesale Customer Insights and Analytics, Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Bank

Anu Brookins (Vice-Chair)

Leader, Digital Process Continuous Improvement Center of Excellence


Lina Clover Director, Research and Development SAS
Wilson Daughtry IT Manager, Nuclear IMA, Reporting & Analytics Duke Energy

Mike Dulin

Chief Medical Officer


Naras Eechambadi

President and CEO


Tom Fisher

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer


Misha Ghosh General Manager/VP  ADP Ventures - Big Data ADP
Doug Hague (Chair) Chief Analytics Officer Bank of America Merchant Services

Craig A. Hill

Senior Vice President, Survey, Computing and Statistical Sciences

RTI International

Sean Hogue


Grant Thornton

Doug Jennings

Vice President - Data, Analytics & Customer Insights


Tim Lowe, PhD

Director, Healthcare Research Premier Research Institute

Principal Research Scientist


Vijay Nair Head, Statistical Methodology & Testing, Corporate Risk Model Wells Fargo

Amaresh Tripathy

Partner, Analytics Leader


Robert Zembowicz

Technical Advisor, Lead Architect for the Big Data Program

Ben Zhang General Manager, Market Solutions Analytics Duke Energy